Chocolate no bake balls – Swedish American

Something I loved when I was a kid was the Swedish “chocolate ball”. Butter and cocoa based chocolate ball rolled in coconut flakes or pearl sugar. This was also something I remember as the first thing my mom let me bake, because it’s no bake sweets.

Last week, when I went to Fla Juice and Bowl in Jacksonville Beach (one of my favorite places here in Jacksonville), I had one of their no bake chocolate balls. It was so delicious and without butter or sugar that I decided to try to make them at home. The recipe I had to found out myself by trying. Therefore, I call these chocolate balls Swedish and American. They look like my Swedish chocolate balls from when I was a kid, but they are much healthier.

Ingredients (15-20 balls):

  • 1 cup rolled oat (use gluten-free if you want)
  • 1 tbs cocoa powder
  • 2 tbs organic honey
  • 2 1/2 tbs creamy peanut butter
  • 5 tbs coconut oil
  • 2 tbs strong coffee
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • unsweetened coconut flakes

I would recommend to use a blender (food processor) or a hand blender. Depending on what you choose, place all ingredients in the blender or a bowl (if you use hand blender). Mix together all ingredients. If the dough is a little too dry, add more honey.

Then wet your hands. Take approximately a tablespoon scoop dough for each ball and roll between your palms to form balls.

Place the coconut flakes on a plate and roll your balls in the flakes until the whole ball is covered.

Store the chocolate balls in the fridge for up to a week or in the freezer for up to three months (if you can stop yourself from eating them).

Smaklig måltid!

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My plate is from Swedish Ikea.

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